Posts Tagged "Football League"

Bernstein Backdown Evokes a Sea Breeze of Change

By on Jun 28, 2013 in Latest | 5 comments

It didn’t start too well. The Supporters  Summit 2013 held at St George’s Park 22 June. Over 300 delegates from clubs ranging from Chelsea to Widnes Town FC and all shades in-between attended the joint Football Supporters Federation(FSF)/Supporters Direct (SD) Annual Conference. Opening remarks by Malcolm Clark of the FSF set the tone by contrasting the...

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White Knight Syndrome Conflicts Pompey

By on Sep 19, 2012 in Latest | 3 comments

What have the following all got in common? Suliaman Al Fahim, Laurence Bassini, Balram Chainrai and Levi Kushnir? Apart from the fact they all seem intent on bringing joy to the hearts of the Fratton Faithful by throwing money at Portsmouth Football Club? For it seems there has been a virulent outbreak of ‘white knight syndrome’ among aspiring...

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Signore Pantalone and the Pompey Comedy of Errors

By on Aug 31, 2012 in Latest | 2 comments

It is often the last resort of the villain in a pantomime to curse his conquerors with his dying breath. Which thought leads me directly to  the vainglorious attacks of  Pompey’s chief creditor, Balram Chainrai, on the Pompey Supporters’ Trust. Indeed, not only the Pompey Trust but the entire Trust movement. For the edification of Sky Chainrai declares,...

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The Dog Returns to the Pompey Manger.

By on May 20, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

You have to admire the stoicism of football fans. No matter how much the parameters of the game are manipulated to the advantage of those with little emotional investment in our clubs we continue to process through the turnstiles. We tolerate being frisked for lethal bottle tops and are directed to seats where we are ordered to sit down and play nice. The money we...

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